Dividend Growth of DeVry Education Group Inc.(DV)

DeVry Education Group (DV) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.09% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.36. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.18. DeVry Education Group has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.2% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.36. DeVry Education Group (DV) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 14, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.18. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.36. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.09%. DeVry Education Group (DV) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.14 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.13. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.01. The 5 year historical dividend growth of DeVry Education Group (DV) is at the rate of 3.69% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.72. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Thursdays trading session turned out to be a no-profit no-loss event for DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV). The opening trade occurred at $33.05 and the highest and the lowest points of the day were $33.25 and $31.875 respectively. The final trade was registered at $33 and the volume by the end of the day had touched 842,519 shares. The 52-week high of the stock is $34.475 and the 52-week low is $15.36. According to the current valuation, the market cap of the company is $2,075 million and the total number of shares available in public circulation is 62,885,000. Shares of DeVry Education Group Inc. rose by 0.92% in the last five trading days and 0.3% for the last 4 weeks. DeVry Education Group Inc. is up 19% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 5.77%.

Currently the company Insiders own 5.61% of DeVry Education Group Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -7.75% . During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -8.36%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 10, 2017, Robert A Paul (President, DeVry University) sold 1,835 shares at 32.56 per share price.On Feb 10, 2017, Eric P. Dirst (President, DeVry Online) sold 3,832 shares at 32.00 per share price.On Feb 8, 2017, Lisa W Wardell (CEO) purchased 3,100 shares at 33.26 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.DeVry Education Group Inc was Upgraded by First Analysis Sec on Dec 14, 2016 to Overweight, Price Target of the shares are set at $37.DeVry Education Group Inc was Downgraded by Standpoint Research to Hold on Dec 1, 2016.

DeVry Education Group Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 2, 2017. The company reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.12. Analyst had a consensus of $0.73. The company had revenue of $456.35 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $457.96 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.68 EPS.

DeVry Education Group Inc. is a provider of educational services. The company operates various institutions that offer various degrees in a wide range of disciplines, including associate, bachelors and masters degree programs in technology, healthcare technology, business and management, as well as online secondary education to school districts and medical education. DeVry Education Group Inc., formerly known as DeVry Inc., is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.

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